Global Patent Index - EP 1062969 A2

EP 1062969 A2 2000-12-27 - Electrode assembly

Title (en)

Electrode assembly

Title (de)

Elektrodenanordnung

Title (fr)

Ensemble électrode

Publication

EP 1062969 A2 (DE)

Application

EP 00250196 A

Priority

DE 19930265 A

Abstract (en)

The electrode device includes an electrode line (10) in which a switching device is connected to an electrical line (18), for making or braking an electrical connection between and at least one electrically conductive surface region and a cardio-electrical apparatus. A control device is provided in the electrode line and is connected to the electrical line (18) for receiving control signals and connected to the switching device for changing the switching state. The control device may include an EEPROM.

Abstract (de)

Implantierbare Elektrodenanordnung umfassend eine Elektrodenleitung (10) mit mehreren elektrisch leitenden Oberflächenbereichen im Bereich des distalen Endes der Elektrodenleitung (10) zur Abgabe elektrischer Signale an ein Herz und/oder zur Aufnahme von Signalen von einem Herzen, die über mindestens eine elektrische Leitung (18) der Elektrodenleitung (10) mit einer elektrischen Signale aufnehmenden und/oder Impulse abgebenden kardioelektrischen Vorrichtung wie einem Defibrillator oder einem Herzschrittmacher verbindbar sind, wobei in der Elektrodenleitung (10) Schaltmittel angeordnet sind, die mit der elektrischen Leitung (18) und mit mindestens einem elektrisch leitenden Oberflächenbereich verbunden und derart gestaltet sind, daß sie eine Verbindung zwischen dem elektrisch leitenden Oberflächenbereich und der kardioelektrischen Vorrichtung im Bereich der Elektrodenleitung (10) herstellen oder trennen können und in der Elektrodenleitung (10) Steuermittel angeordnet sind, die mit der elektrischen Leitung (18) zur Aufnahme von Steuersignalen sowie mit den Schaltmitteln zum Umschalten von einem die Verbindung zwischen der elektrischen Leitung (18) und dem elektrisch leitenden Oberflächenbereich trennenden Zustand in einen die Verbindung herstellenden Zustand der Schaltmittel oder umgekehrt verbunden sind. <IMAGE>

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

A61N 1/05

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A61N 1/05 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A61N 1/3686 (2013.01); A61N 1/056 (2013.01); A61N 1/36185 (2013.01)

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EP 1062969 A2 20001227; EP 1062969 A3 20030108; EP 1062969 B1 20080416; AT 392179 T 20080515; DE 19930265 A1 20001228; DE 50015101 D1 20080529; US 6418348 B1 20020709

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